Category Archives: jokes

A Tiger (fish) in your Tank

Q: While in their tank, what did one fish say to the other fish?A: Do you know how to drive this thing?! Explanation: If you have a fish at home, it is in a tank: a fish tank (also called an … Continue reading

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Door Prize

Q: Why did the scientist install a knocker on his front door? A: Because he wanted to win the no-bell prize! Explanation: A knocker is that metal piece on the outside of a door that you use to make noise so … Continue reading

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I Am Not Swearing

Q: What did the fish say when he swam into the concrete wall? A: Dam! Explanation: As a language learner, it is important to know the swear words, the bad words, the words you probably shouldn’t say. Dam is not a … Continue reading

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Oh Brother!

Q: Why can’t a woman ask her brother for help? A: Because he can’t be a brother and assist her too! Explanation: Of course a woman can ask her brother for help!  Just not in this joke. The words in this … Continue reading

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Book ’em, Danno

Q: How do you keep a bagel from getting away? A: Put lox on it! Explanation: Bagels are a type of bread that look like a donut.  They are round and have a hole in the middle, but they are not … Continue reading

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Dear Bare

Q: What do you call a bear with no ears?A: B! Explanation: Get it?  If you take the word bears and cross off the word ears (bears) you are left with just the letter ‘b.’  Silly, I know.  So here is … Continue reading

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Typecasting

Q: What did the mouse say to the keyboard?A: You are really my type! Explanation: Computer humor! A mouse can be a small animal or a device that helps you work with a computer.  In this joke, I am talking … Continue reading

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A Bigger, Better Year

Q: If Mr. and Mrs. Bigger had a baby, who would be the biggest of all three of them?A: The baby because the baby is a little Bigger! Explanation: Happy New Year! A baby joke for the new year seemed appropriate. … Continue reading

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Making Things Alright

Q: Where does satisfaction come from?A: A satisfactory! Explanation: Satisfaction is that feeling you get when things work out.  I think of it as a feeling of calm joy because life is good, if only for a moment.  There are other … Continue reading

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An English Christmas

Q: What do you call Santa’s helpers?A: Subordinate Clauses! Explanation: Merry Christmas! In the telling of the story of Santa Claus, the people who help Santa make the toys are typically called elves (one elf, two elves).  They are the helpers; … Continue reading

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